Place:Madison, Florida, United States

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Madison County is a county located in the state of Florida. The 2000 census recorded a population of 18,733. Ten years later, in the 2010 census, the population increased in 19,224. Its county seat is Madison, Florida. Madison is a wet county as of August 28, 2012, meaning that the sale, possession, or distribution of alcoholic beverages is legal.

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History

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Madison County was created in 1827. It was named for James Madison, fourth President of the United States of America, who served from 1809 to 1817.

The small hamlet of Greenville in Madison County was the childhood home of rhythm and blues giant Ray Charles.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1827 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1830 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1831 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1831 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1838 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1846 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1860 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1830 525
1840 2,644
1850 5,490
1860 7,779
1870 11,121
1880 14,798
1890 14,316
1900 15,446
1910 16,919
1920 16,516
1930 15,614
1940 16,190
1950 14,197
1960 14,154
1970 13,481
1980 14,894
1990 16,569

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External links

www.madisonfl.org/


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